Upcoming events

John Adams Institute events start with an inspiring talk, continue in discussion, and include questions from the public. Our talks are hosted at venues throughout Amsterdam and our specially selected moderators ensure enriching and thought-provoking evenings.


Back to the Wild West with Kenneth Manusama

Rights, Racism and Religion

On Super Tuesday, the most important day of the American primaries, the John Adams Institute is doing a deep dive into the weaknesses and instabilities of America’s democratic system. As November’s elections loom, legal, racial, and religious controversies are already stretching the country to a breaking point. Yes, of course there will be plenty of …
Read more 2024-03-05 20:00:00 2024-03-05 22:00:00 Europe/Amsterdam Back to the Wild West with Kenneth Manusama (The John Adams Institute) Rights, Racism and Religion Rode Hoed, Keizersgracht 102, Amsterdam The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl

Emily Hund: The Influencer Industry

The Quest for Authenticity on Social Media

At the beginning of the new millennium, the social landscape was bleak. Financial crisis, growing distrust in America’s own social institutions, and widespread unrest on the global stage. From this bleak landscape emerged a new figure: the social media influencer—bloggers, vloggers, and online hucksters—who, in the grand tradition of American entrepreneurship, needed only a screen, …
Read more 2024-03-18 20:00:00 2024-03-18 22:00:00 Europe/Amsterdam Emily Hund: The Influencer Industry (The John Adams Institute) The Quest for Authenticity on Social Media De Hallen Studio's, Hannie Dankbaarpassage 18, Amsterdam The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl

Jennifer Carlson: Democracy by Bullet?

Merchants of the Right: Gun Sellers and the Crisis of American Democracy

Gun sellers aren’t just merchants of guns but are also agents of conservative politics and ideals. That’s because gun sales in America aren’t only an economic exchange, but also a cultural one, with serious implications for society at large. In Merchants of the Right: Gun Sellers and the Crisis of American Democracy, Jennifer Carlson’s warning …
Read more 2024-03-28 20:00:00 2024-03-28 22:00:00 Europe/Amsterdam Jennifer Carlson: Democracy by Bullet? (The John Adams Institute) Merchants of the Right: Gun Sellers and the Crisis of American Democracy Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam The John Adams Institute info@john-adams.nl